Ask a Public Historian
02 August 2018 –
Anna Gibson Holloway is the former maritime historian for
the Maritime Heritage Program of the National Park Service in Washington, D.C. Previously she was the vice president of collections and programs, as well as curator, of the USS Monitor Center at The Mariners’ Museum in Newport News, Virginia. Read More
25 September 2017 –
Jessica Baldwin Phillips was raised and educated in New York’s historically rich Hudson Valley. After receiving a BA in history from Marist College (with minors in politics and philosophy), she went on to obtain an MA in public history at the University at Albany. Read More
13 March 2017 –
Paul Chaat Smith joined the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian in 2001, where he currently serves as associate curator. With Robert Warrior, he is the author of (New Press, 1996), a standard text in Native Studies and American history courses. Like a Hurricane: The Indian Movement from Alcatraz to Wounded Knee Read More
13 October 2016 –
Zach Hottel is currently the archivist for the Shenandoah County Library System in Virginia. He graduated from Appalachian State University with an MA in public history in May 2015. There, he worked with the university library’s W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection. Read More
15 April 2016 –
Mike Hollander is currently the acting museum director at the
Wisconsin Historical Museum. He has been at the Wisconsin Historical Museum for five years and in his current position for nearly a year. Previously, Hollander was an associate curator at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago for four years, followed by two years as exhibitions manager at the Chicago Architecture Foundation. Read More
14 January 2016 –
This is the second in a new series “Ask a Public Historian,” brought to you by the National Council on Public History New Professional and Graduate Student Committee.
Nicole Belle DeRise is a Historian with the
Wells Fargo Family & Business History Center. Read More
04 August 2015 –
This is the first in a new series “Ask a Public Historian,” brought to you by the NCPH New Professional and Graduate Student Committee.
Anne Mitchell Whisnant, PhD, is Deputy Secretary of the Faculty and Adjunct Associate Professor of History, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.